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Drainage of Highway Pavements

General Interest: provides practical guidance to engineers responsible for the day-to-day design, construction, rehabilitation, maintenance, and management of pavements. Research/Reference: useful for researchers doing further work in the pavement area as well as those developing improved testing and design procedures. Includes documents of historical value.

Primary Topic: Pavement Drainage

Description: This report provides guidelines and design procedures for the drainage of highway pavements. The guidelines should be of interest to roadway and hydraulic design engineers. Safety specialists concerned with grate inlets and pavement spread may also find this manula useful. There is also an archived version of the publication that provides access to the document sections through a series of links within the PDF document.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-TS-84-202

Publication Year: 1984

Document Links: PDF (file size: 14 mb)

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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